Playwright Alexander Kveton sits down with writers ranging from emerging to established to talk about themselves, their work, and what's on their minds. Each episode ends with a short sample of the featured playwright's work.
Episode 13: Dan McCoy on Self-Producing
In this departure from form, Alex follows up with Dan to talk about his experience self-producing his play "Dick Pix" and "Perfect Teeth" - the most important factor of self-producing, challenges along the way, and the wonderful work of his cast and crew.
Episode 12: Sam Byron
Alex talks to Sam about the difference between writing as a teenager versus an adult, being the writer that doesn't get every opportunity, and figuring out your path as an emerging writer. Actors Dave Klasko and Leslie Marseglia from Sam's new play Bobby.
Bobby Reading Info: www.wideeyedproductions.com
Episode 11: Catherine Weingarten
Alex talks to Catherine about writing romance today, being trashy, body issues, and the phenomenon of discovering repressed feelings in writing. Catherine reads from her play This is How You Got Me Naked.
Episode 10: Caridad Svich
Alex talks to Caridad about making space for the impossible, the giants of playwriting, reconciling history and the classics, how plays are perceived in our current culture, and problems with how institutions approach them. Caridad reads from Red Bike.
SvichFest! Readings: http://www.interacttheatre.org/juneapalooza.
Simpatico Theatre Company: simpaticotheatre.org
Episode 09: Paris Crayton III
Alex talks to Paris about fear, creating your "yes," defying expectations, being a different type of rebel, and overcoming abuse. Paris reads from his play Spare the Rod, or By My Mother's Hand.
Episode 08: Daniel McCoy
Alex talks to Daniel about his upcoming productions Perfect Teeth and Dick Pix, jumping between styles, one's intention as a writer, and being your own audience. Daniel reads two samples from Dick Pix.
Show Info: https://perfectpixplays.com/